Congratulations to Abdulrazak Gurnah

Congratulations to Abdulrazak Gurnah

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group (GDWG) are delighted that one of our Refugee Tales patrons, Abdulrazak Gurnah, has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2021.  The Nobel Committee awarded the prize for ‘his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of...

We are looking for a new Advocacy Coordinator!

GDWG has a full-time job opportunity to join our small and determined frontline team. We require blended working from home and from our office in Crawley. This is a one- year fixed term contract. In this role you will work with people in detention on casework, offer...
Refugee Tales Canterbury 2021 Film

Refugee Tales Canterbury 2021 Film

Film maker and writer Edward Lawrenson chronicled The Refugee Tales walk out of Canterbury on 3rd and 4th of July. He created a short film from his footage of the walk to mark the launch of Refugee Tales Volume IV today. Watch the film on Vimeo here. Thank you to Ed...
Refugee Tales IV available to pre-order now – out 28 July!

Refugee Tales IV available to pre-order now – out 28 July!

Edited by David Herd & Anna Pincus Featuring Shami Chakrabarti, Kyon Ferril, Christy Lefteri, Robert Macfarlane, Khodadad Mohammadi, Dina Nayeri, Amy Sackville, Philippe Sands, Rachel Seiffert, Natalia Sierra, Bidisha SK Mamata, Simon Smith & Maurizio Veglio...
Summer Newsletter out now

Summer Newsletter out now

In our latest Newsletter we celebrate the one-to-one connections we build every day and the transformative power of our welcome. You will find poetry, news from our organisation and the sector, a book review, art work, memorials to people we have lost and much more....